American Metalware: What Is It? What Is It Worth?

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Random House Information Group, 2007 - Antiques & Collectibles - 196 pages

From the writers of Country Living magazine's "What Is It? What Is It Worth?" column, this guide to American metalware captures the magnificence of metal creations including silver, iron, tin, brass, and pewter. Professional antiques appraisers Joe Rosson and Helaine Fendelman reveal the fascinating histories and market values of dozens of rare items, from Colonial-era firebacks to mechanical banks, from heirloom tea sets to antique weather vanes. Discover a treasure-trove of uniquely American items of utility and beauty in this second book based on America's favorite antiques appraisal column.

· Beautiful full-color photographs and illustrations

· The history of major American metalworkers and manufacturers, and the development of new materials and techniques

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About the author (2007)

Helaine Fendelman and Joe L. Rosson are the co-hosts of the popular television series Treasures in Your Attic, and together they authored the companion book to the series as well as a nationally syndicated "Treasures in Your Attic" newspaper column. Separately, Helaine Fendelman writes the column "What Is It? What Is It Worth?" for Country Living magazine, and Joe Rosson is the antiques columnist for the Knoxville News-Sentinel.

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